October 16th is one of my favorite days. National Boss Day. A day to stop and appreciate the glory of being 'the boss'. Being the boss means having the opportunity to solve pressing issues like cracked ganache and leaky air hoses. It's a day when I appreciate keeping these dish washing … [Read more...] about Happy National Boss Day!
Last week, I taught a cookie class at Kitchen Outfitters. This class was a demo class - me on one side of the workbench, everyone else seated on the other side, watching. As I pulled my hair back into a ponytail, it suddenly occurred to me: Wow. I think I'm about to do a live cooking show. Enter … [Read more...] about Even real bakers struggle
Hello friends...it's been a while. Writing is a funny thing. It does not like to be forced, hence my absence. Being back here now feels like coming home. Much has changed since the last time I was here in July, some obvious to you, some behind the scenes. We have a new website, Edible Boston … [Read more...] about The Night Shift
In a couple of days, I'll commence my annual cycling trek from Boxborough to Sturbridge, from Sturbridge to Bourne, and from Bourne to Provincetown. It's PMC time - one of my favorite weekends of the summer. I am fortunate to ride as a member of Team Crank - a small but mighty team of ten. We … [Read more...] about #PMC2018
Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a live podcast event called 'Let's Talk about Food'. Founded by Louisa Kasdon, Let's Talk about Food brings people together through storytelling about food. Unlike politics, food stories resonate with others in ways many other topics cannot duplicate. … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Food
I've learned a lot this past week during this latest heat wave: Max (aka, The Twinkie) loves to exercise when it's hot outside. Getting dressed for work is still confusing, especially when it involves inventory. Walking the dogs can be...dirty. Especially if said dog is height … [Read more...] about The dog days of summer